Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Story in Science Teaching

Munich, Germany

Deutsches Museum

14-18 July, 2008

Table of Contents

Introduction

Stephen Klassen

The Use of Short Stories in Research-Informed Design, Implementation and Evaluation of Science Narratives*

Agustín Adúriz-Bravo

Teaching High School Physics with a Story-line


Andre Dagenais

Joule’s Electrical Generator and Its Special Educational Interest*


Georgio Dragoni, et. al.

The Arrhenius Story: More than a Legend from the Past


Kevin C. DeBerg

Physics Comes to Winnipeg: The 1909 Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science


Sarah Dietrich and Stephen Klassen

Transitions to Nominalization in Newton’s “Opticks”


Herbert Gerstberger

History of Science in Stories and Dramas: Dilemma between “Story Telling” and Professional Precision *


Zofia Golab-Meyer

Using Nikola Tesla’s Story and his Experiments as Presented in the Film The Prestige to Promote Scientific Inquiry: A Report of an Action Research Project


Yannis Hadzigeorgiou and Vassilios Garganourakis

False Friends: What Makes a Story Inadequate for Science Teaching?


Peter Heering

The Photoelectric Effect: Rehabilitating the Story for the Physics Classroom


Stephen Klassen

Storytelling as a Strategy for Understanding Concepts of Electricity and Electromagnetism


Panos Kokkotas, Katerina Malametsa, and Aikaterini Rizaki

Do We Need a Philosophy of Science Education?


Fritz Kubli

“Wizards with Light”: Directing a Movie about Historical Measurements of the Velocity of Light


Pierre Lauginie

Begriffskontinente—Early 20th Century Contributions from the German Geological Community in Global Tectonics: The pre-Plate Tectonics Revolution *


John Murray

How Robert A. Millikan got the Physics Nobel Prize


Martin Panusch, Rajinder Singh, and Peter Heering

Plus Lucis *


W. Gerhard Pohl

Restructuring Science Stories in Films and Role-Playing: Teaching Science Concepts in Their Social and Cultural Context *


Fanny Seroglou, et. al.

Anecdotes Can Tell Stories—How? And What is Good and What is Bad about Such Stories?


Jürgen Teichmann

Using Story to Help Student Understanding of Gas Behavior


Rick Wiebe and Arthur Stinner

Collingwood Telling the Story of the Idea of Nature *


Ian Winchester

Max Planck–Aspects of his Scientific Career and Political Life *


Stefan Wolff

* Abstract only